Male Infertility

Starting a Conversation about Male Factor Infertility

by | September 18th, 2012

Finding out infertility is caused by male factors can feel like a blow to a man’s ego. Dr. James Douglas…

5 Steps to Take this Summer to Boost Your Fertility

by | August 7th, 2012

So much of fertility falls beyond your control. You time intercourse, wait two weeks and hope the reproductive system performs,…

The ‘Whole’ Story on Eating to Get Pregnant

by | July 21st, 2012

You can take proactive steps to boost your fertility with a modified diet of whole foods and sensible exercise program. Dr. Jim Douglas encourages his infertility patients to embrace a healthful lifestyle while they are trying to get pregnant.

Donor Eggs and Donor Sperm Provide Options to Would-Be Parents

by | October 31st, 2011

After extensive testing and exploring other options, you and your partner may decide to consider donor egg or sperm to achieve the family you desire. Dr. Douglas may suggest one of these options in cases where maternal age, male factor infertility, or genetic issues present problems with conceiving. Understanding donor options can allow you and your partner to make an educated decision about how to proceed on your journey to parenthood.

Understanding IVF Protocol Options for Infertility Treatment

by | September 19th, 2011

If other options, such as ovulation stimulation medication or intrauterine insemination (IUI), don’t work, Dr. Douglas may recommend in-vitro fertilization…

Counting the Cost: Financing Infertility Treatment

by | August 24th, 2011

Trying to get pregnant and dealing with infertility will likely take a toll on you and your partner. The numerous tests, constant waiting, and disappointing cycles can create emotional concerns that you will need to address, but many couples don’t adequately consider the financial impact of infertility. Understanding the costs and formulating a detailed plan will relieve some of your worries so that you can focus your efforts on starting a family.

Finding Your Voice: What to Tell People about Your Infertility

by | July 19th, 2011

At a certain point, well-meaning friends and family will probably start to ask about your plans to start a family….

Can I Take a Vacation from Fertility Treatment?

by | June 20th, 2011

  Trying to get pregnant can feel like a full-time job. Getting away from it all – even for a…

Father’s Day and Male Fertility

by | June 15th, 2011

When you are trying to have a baby, you want to do everything possible to increase your chances of getting…